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Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV) gives every Chicagoan a voice on cable television by providing video training, equipment, facilities, and channel time for Chicago residents and nonprofit groups. CAN TV’s five local, non-commercial channels reach one million viewers in the city of Chicago.

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Chicago Access Network Television
Sep 12, 2018
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CiC Theater hosts its weekly open mic where artists perform music, sketch and stand-up. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: adult themed comedy
Chicago Access Network Television
Sep 12, 2018
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America’s Future Foundation-Chicago hosts a conversation with Mark Janus on his landmark Supreme Court case, and what it means for the future of labor policy and worker freedom in America. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: labor policy
Chicago Access Network Television
Aug 15, 2018
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Willis Cowing conducts various interviews about living with depression. This program was produced by Adapt of Chicago Productions, a CAN TV Community Partner.
Topic: disability
Chicago Access Network Television
Aug 9, 2018
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Ken Davis is joined in the first segment by Kim Wasserman, Director of the Little Village Environmental Justice Organization. They discuss the group’s initiatives to persuade the City to conduct a full re-evaluation of the neighborhood’s industrial corridor, and ways to stimulate sustainable, meaningful employment within Little Village. They have expressed public concerns that, as the North Branch Industrial Corridor in Lincoln Park transitions into offices, residences and recreational...
Topics: Kim Wasserman, Little Village Environmental Justice Organization, Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune,...
Chicago Access Network Television
Aug 2, 2018
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Ken Davis is joined by Northwestern University School of Law’s Sheila Bedi, The Chicago Reporter’s Jonah Newman and Black Lives Matters Chicago’s Jonathan Projanski. They discuss the City’s recent release of a draft consent decree covering police reform in Chicago. They talk about the fact that community organizations won the right to participate in the drafting of the proposed decree, and their concern that many of the recommendations their groups proposed did not make it into the...
Topics: draft consent decree, police reform, Chicago
Chicago Access Network Television
Jul 31, 2018
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The 12th Annual Chicago Latin Jazz Festival highlighting live Afro-Cuban jazz and a centennial birthday celebration of Cuban pianist Bebo Valdes. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network (CAN TV).
Topic: Cuban pianist Bebo Valdes
Chicago Access Network Television
Jul 26, 2018
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Ken Davis is joined by 45th Ward Alderman John Arena. They discuss reports that the City and the Police Department may be close to an agreement that would produce a consent decree for police reform in Chicago, but there still may be disagreement about whether officers should report each time they point their gun at a citizen. They also discuss recent reports that the city has collected more than $660 million this year in TIF proceeds, and efforts on the part of the Progressive Caucus to...
Topics: 45th Ward Alderman John Arena, police, housing
Chicago Access Network Television
Jul 26, 2018
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Aerial Dance Chicago’s signature style of contemporary-dance-in-the-flight comes to life with original movement by a trio of award winning choreographers at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: contemporary dance, performance
Chicago Access Network Television
Jul 23, 2018
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The Chicago Design Museum hosts a discussion with Jonathan Mekinda and Maggie Taft to explore the definition of “modern” and its various meanings and affiliations in the city between 1910 and 1970. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Chicago Design Museum, Jonathan Mekinda, Maggie Taft
Chicago Access Network Television
Jul 18, 2018
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Courts Matter Illinois and the American Constitution Society host an in-depth discussion on the decisions from this year’s Supreme Court term. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Courts Matter Illinois, American Constitution Society
Chicago Access Network Television
Jul 17, 2018
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Ken Davis is joined by Chicago Mayoral candidate Garry McCarthy. They discuss his tenure as police superintendent from 2011 to 2015 and his assertion that Chicago has to completely reform it’s economic, educational and law enforcement policies. He also discusses his difficult relationship with Mayor Emanuel, and his dismissal following the Laquan McDonald shooting. This program was produced by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Chicago Mayoral candidate Garry McCarthy, police, Emanual, Laquan McDonald
Chicago Access Network Television
Jul 12, 2018
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Lincoln Park Zoo hosts an unveiling of local artist Omar Magana’s Wildlife Sculpture Project. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: arts
Chicago Access Network Television
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Congressman Danny Davis holds a press conference to discuss the State of the African-American Male Post-Conference Report and Recommendations. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Congressman Danny Davis, Chicago
Chicago Access Network Television
Jul 10, 2018
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A discussion on the impact and influence immigrant artists bring to the Chicago arts scene. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: art, immigrants
Chicago Access Network Television
Jul 9, 2018
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The Chicago Lawyer Chapter and the John Marshall Law School Student Chapter of the American Constitution Society host a discussion with Professors James Pfander and Amanda Tyler on their new books. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: James Pfander, Amanda Tyler
Chicago Access Network Television
Jul 3, 2018
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The Chairman of Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light (HWPL) and other peace advocates, call for international peace at the Sound of Peace in Chicago Conference. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network (CAN TV).
Topics: Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light, HWPL
Chicago Access Network Television
Jul 2, 2018
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The Chairman of Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light (HWPL) and other peace advocates,  call for international peace at the Sound of Peace in Chicago Conference. 
Topic: peace conference
Chicago Access Network Television
Jun 29, 2018
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The Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center presents live salsa music performed by Son Veteranos, a band and project open to veterans from the San Juan VA Hospital. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network (CAN TV).
Topics: veterans, San Juan VA Hospital, salsa music
Chicago Access Network Television
Jun 29, 2018
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Celebrate 15 Years of World Refugee Day in Chicago at the World Refugee Day Community event and concert at Daley Plaza. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Refugees, asylum seekers
Chicago Access Network Television
Jun 28, 2018
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Cook County Health Foundation recognizes Chicago Community Trust with its CEO Dr. Helene Gayle, followed by a conversation with Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Cook County Health Foundation, Chicago Community Trust, CEO Dr. Helene Gayle
Chicago Access Network Television
Jun 28, 2018
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This conversation looks at the current status of the art industry in Puerto Rico and the role of art in community building throughout the island. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Puerto Rico, art
Chicago Access Network Television
Jun 28, 2018
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America’s Future Foundation hosts a discussion analyzing the Illinois budget with guest speaker Adam Schuster from the Illinois Policy Institute. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: America’s Future Foundation, Adam Schuster, Illinois Policy Institute
Chicago Access Network Television
Jun 28, 2018
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The Polish Triangle Coalition hosts Tuesdays at the Triangle featuring Cremona Music: Chamber. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: Polish Triangle Coalition
Chicago Access Network Television
Jun 28, 2018
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Ken Davis is joined by former Illinois Governor Pat Quinn, who’s spearheading a petition drive to impose a mandatory two-term limit on Chicago’s mayor’s office. Quinn claims that he’s well within the time-frame for gathering the 40-to-50-thousand signatures he needs to get his initiative on the November ballot as a binding referendum. If it achieves 50%-plus-one positive response, Rahn Emanuel will be prohibited from appearing on the ballot next February. Quinn also discusses Bruce...
Topics: former Illinois Governor Pat Quinn, Chicago's Mayor's Office, two-term limit
Chicago Access Network Television
Jun 27, 2018
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International Society of Sons and Daughters of Slave Ancestry hosts Juneteenth Celebration at The DuSable Museum. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: International Society of Sons and Daughters of Slave Ancestry, Juneteenth
Chicago Access Network Television
Jun 26, 2018
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“Lighthouses on the Mag Mile,” consists of 50 lighthouse sculptures designed by various artists, many of whom have disabilities. They are displayed on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile and nearby neighborhoods. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: sculpture, disabilities, artists
Illinois lawmakers in the Senate and House Education Committees hold a joint hearing in response to the CPS sexual abuse investigation. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: CPS sexual abuse
Chicago Access Network Television
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Illinois lawmakers in the Senate and House Education Committees hold a joint hearing in response to the Chicago Public School's sexual abuse investigation. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: Chicago Public School's sexual abuse
Chicago Access Network Television
Jun 26, 2018
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Joel Margolis interviews Susan Magosi, Ron Booze and Ryann Brown about the Peer Health Navigators program that was developed to help people with disabilities break down the barriers to health care. This program was produced by Adapt of Chicago Productions, a CAN TV Community Partner.
Topic: disability
Chicago Access Network Television
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Illinois lawmakers in the Senate and House Education Committees hold a joint hearing in response to the CPS sexual abuse investigation. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: CPS sexual abuse investigation
Chicago Access Network Television
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Illinois lawmakers in the Senate and House Education Committees hold a joint hearing in response to the CPS sexual abuse investigation. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: CPS sexual abuse
Chicago Access Network Television
Jun 26, 2018
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The Chicago Lighthouse launches, “Lighthouses on the Mag Mile,” which includes 50 lighthouse sculptures designed by various artists, many of whom have disabilities. The Lighthouses will be on display along Chicago’s Magnificent Mile and nearby neighborhoods including Streeterville, River North and Gold Coast. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: lighthouse sculptures, artists, disabilities
Chicago Access Network Television
Jun 21, 2018
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Ken Davis is joined by two powerful advocates for union representation in the public sector as it faces strong opposition from the Supreme Court. Robert Bruno of the University of Illinois’ School of Labor and Employment Relations and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees’ Public Affairs Director Anders Lindall discuss the current state of collective bargaining in Illinois and in the United States. A Supreme Court ruling on Janus v AFSCME is expected at any time,...
Topics: Janus v AFSCME, SCOTUS, Robert Bruno, Anders Lindell
Chicago Access Network Television
Jun 20, 2018
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Faith leaders from across Illinois wrap up 40 days of Nonviolent Direct Action. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: Nonviolent Direct Action
Chicago Access Network Television
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Saint Sabina Church hosts its annual end of school year peace rally, inviting community members to join together in solidarity against gun violence. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Saint Sabina Church, Father Pfleger, Chicago
Chicago Access Network Television
Jun 15, 2018
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Willis Cowing interviews Sister Diana Dolce about Hope Hall School in Rochester New York. This program was produced by Adapt of Chicago Productions, a CAN TV Community Partner.
Topic: disability
Chicago Access Network Television
Jun 14, 2018
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Experts, curators, and exhibitors of Black film in Chicago discuss the history of Black film exhibitions and screenings and how to support local Black filmmaking, community building, and economic development. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: Black filmmaking community
Chicago Access Network Television
Jun 14, 2018
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Ken Davis is joined by The Chicago Tribune’s Juan Perez, Jr and Jennifer Smith Richards, two reporters with the on-going “Betrayed” series, which details a decade of sexual abuse at Chicago Public Schools. They tell us that there are serious issues with the way that reports of sexual abuse are handled at CPS, in that all staff are “designated reporters,” and are mandated to contact DCFS before their own supervisors. There are also, they report, critical issues with Illinois’...
Topics: The Chicago Tribune, Juan Perez, Jr, Jennifer Smith Richards, Chicago Public Schools, sexual abuse,...
Chicago Access Network Television
Jun 13, 2018
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Cultural celebration of Philippine Independence Day held in downtown Chicago. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network (CAN TV).
Topics: arts, culture
Chicago Access Network Television
Jun 13, 2018
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A Ceremony honoring America’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Veterans. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network (CAN TV).
Topics: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender
Chicago Access Network Television
Jun 13, 2018
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Justin Gordon discusses the Holocaust using actual correspondence written by the victims. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: Justin Gordon
Chicago Access Network Television
Jun 13, 2018
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Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 1 rally for good jobs with fair compensation for Chicago’s window washers. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Service Employees International Union Local 1, SEIU
Chicago Access Network Television
Jun 8, 2018
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Curator, Linda Warren examines the exhibitions at the Art Institute of Chicago, the MCA, and other institutions that helped shape Chicago’s unique art scene. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Linda Warren, Museum of Contemporary Art, Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago Access Network Television
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Historian Sally Kalmbach discusses how women played an integral leadership role in creating the World’s Fair and cultivating Chicago’s successful future. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Sally Kalmbach, women, World's Fair
Essence McDowell discusses the lives and work of Black women activists and artists from Chicago’s South Side who organized to make the city work better for their communities. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Essence McDowell, Social Justice Initiative, UIC
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A presentation of a new report by UIC’s Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy that documents how experiences of racial discrimination and inequities affect Asian American Chicagoan's, followed by a discussion about community efforts to advance racial and economic justice for Asian American Chicagoan's. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: UIC’s Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy report
Chicago Access Network Television
Jun 7, 2018
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PianoForte hosts the Chicago Blues Festival preview concert performance by accomplished pianist "Ariyo." This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: pianist Ariyo
Chicago Access Network Television
Jun 7, 2018
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Ken Davis is joined by Mayoral candidate Dr. Willie Wilson. Wilson is highly critical of Mayor Emanuel, who he accuses of handing out contracts and opportunities to his friends and associates while ignoring minority communities. Wilson says he favors an elected school board and strong community participation in the management of the police department, a department that he’d split into four separate entities, each with its own superintendent. He says he’d re-open the 50 schools Emanuel...
Topic: Mayoral candidate Dr. Willie Wilson
Chicago Access Network Television
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An in-depth presentation on the kind of sustained non-violent resistance that has succeeded in ousting top leaders in several countries in recent years, including South Korea, Slovakia, and Armenia. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: sustained non-violent resistance
Chicago Access Network Television
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This lecture focuses on the ways that domestic and international policies intersect through the issues of race, justice and equality in the United States. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: domestic and international policies, race, justice and equality
Chicago Access Network Television
Jun 4, 2018
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Dr. Bernard Wood surveys the history of attempts to find the earliest members of the genus Homo, including very recent and controversial additions at this event hosted by Chicago Council on Science & Technology & The Leakey Foundation. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Dr. Bernard Wood, Chicago Council on Science & Technology, The Leakey Foundation
Chicago Access Network Television
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The City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Events hosts a Blues Festival preview performance with Sharon Lewis at Daley Plaza. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Events, music
Chicago Access Network Television
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Before presenting a letter written by the Stateville Correctional Center Debate Team to Governor Bruce Rauner, concerned citizens speak out about the cancellation of a debate class and dismissal of the debate teacher Katrina Burlet at Stateville Prison. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Stateville Correctional Center Debate Team, Katrina Burlet, prison
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The annual Chicago African Summit and Community Resource Fair returns with a forum to reflect on critical issues facing the African immigrant and refugee community today, including immigration reform, refugee resettlement, affordable housing, employment, healthcare, and role of the diaspora in promoting democracy and providing humanitarian assistance. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: United African Organization
Chicago Access Network Television
Jun 1, 2018
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The annual Chicago African Summit and Community Resource Fair returns with a forum to reflect on critical issues facing the African immigrant and refugee community today, including immigration reform, refugee resettlement, affordable housing, employment, healthcare, and role of the diaspora in promoting democracy and providing humanitarian assistance. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: United African Organization, refugee, immgrant
Chicago Access Network Television
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The Chicago History Museum hosts an evening of melodic memories from the 1893 world’s fair. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Chicago History Museum, 1893, music
Chicago Access Network Television
May 31, 2018
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Ken Davis is joined by Lauren FitzPatrick, education reporter for the Chicago Sun-Times, and Sarah Karp, education reporter at WBEZ. They discuss yesterday’s announcement by Mayor Emanuel that he intends to bring four-year pre-K classes to every CPS elementary school in the next  several years, and the free pre-K that already exists at Oscar Mayer school, which serves some of Chicago’s wealthiest residents. They also discuss the recent report by the University of Chicago on the aftermath...
Topics: Lauren FitzPatrick, education, Chicago Sun-Times, Sarah Karp, WBEZ, Chicago Public Schools
Chicago Access Network Television
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The Special Olympics Chicago Spring Games Opening Ceremony at Soldier Field. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Special Olympics, spring
Chicago Access Network Television
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Raise Your Hand for Illinois Public Education, hosts a public forum on Illinois Tax Credit Scholarships with experts from Illinois, Wisconsin and Indiana . This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: Raise Your Hand
Chicago Access Network Television
May 24, 2018
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Ken Davis is joined by Tony Arnold, WBEZ’s State Politics Reporter, Hal Dardick, investigative reporter for the Chicago Tribune and Heather Cherone, City Hall reporter for the Daily Line. They discuss this week’s raucous meeting at the Chicago City Council in which about a hundred police officers showed up to express their frustration with slow progress toward a police contract, and hundreds of other protesters vented their concerns that too much money was being directed toward Mayor...
Topics: Tony Arnold, WBEZ, Hal Dardick, Chicago Tribune, Heather Cherone, Daily Line
Chicago Access Network Television
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Attorney Sheila Bedi reviews the developing Consent Decree for reforming the Chicago Police Department. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: Attorney Sheila Bedi
Chicago Access Network Television
May 23, 2018
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We Rise Up is a collective conversation about the strength, brilliance and ingenuity of Black women and how to build an independent political and social movement centered on our own issues. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: independent, political, social movement
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Former U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul, discusses the current state of U.S. - Russia relations. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: Michael McFaulm
Chicago Access Network Television
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This talk covers what scientists understand about the formation of the universe and how new telescopes could fill in many of the gaps in their knowledge. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: universe, telescopes, space
Chicago Access Network Television
May 18, 2018
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Forward Momentum Chicago (FMC) presents its Spring Showcase, which features its student dancers. FMC uses dance education programs to strengthen schools and communities with limited arts access. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: student dancers, arts, performance
Chicago Access Network Television
May 18, 2018
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Some of Chicago's favorite performers present a night of comedy in an event hosted by the Little Brothers- Friends of the Elderly’s Young Professionals Advisory Board. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Little Brothers- Friends of the Elderly, Young Professionals Advisory Board
Chicago Access Network Television
May 18, 2018
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Chicago Public Schools’ CEO, Dr. Janice K. Jackson hosts a town hall meeting at Whitney Young Magnet School to discuss the academic progress teachers and administrators are witnessing in Chicago students. This is the first of a five part series of town hall meetings. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Dr. Janice K. Jackson, Chicago Public Schools
Chicago Access Network Television
May 18, 2018
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Willis Cowing interviews Horacio Esparza, the Executive Director of Progress Center for Independent Living about his organization and their mission. This program was produced by Adapt of Chicago Productions, a CAN TV Community Partner.
Topic: disability
Chicago Access Network Television
May 17, 2018
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Valerie Alpert Dance Company (VADco) performs a multi-layered performance of dance, traditional music, storytelling, and cultural objects inspired by Chinese immigration stories. The performance is followed by a moderated discussion with the partners in dialog about their creative process. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Valerie Alpert Dance Company, VADco, Chinese immigration
Chicago Access Network Television
May 17, 2018
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Ken Davis is joined by Mayoral candidate Paul Vallas. They discuss Vallas’ proposals for increasing the police force to about 14,000 officers, of whom 1,200 would be detectives. Vallas says his policy would begin to address the city’s serious issue with low clearance rates for shootings and murders. Vallas also expresses support for Mayor Emanuel’s proposal for a police training academy on Chicago’s West side. They also discuss education issues. Vallas says that he still has many...
Topic: Mayoral candidate Paul Vallas
Chicago Access Network Television
May 16, 2018
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A cultural display from local Croatian folkloric dance groups celebrating Croatian American Day. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: Croatian folkloric dance
Chicago Access Network Television
May 16, 2018
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Gay Liberation Network hosts a discussion with British LGBTQ & Palestinian solidarity activist, Kevin Ovenden, a longtime anti-war organizer for Palestinian and LGBTQ rights. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: Kevin Ovenden, Gay Liberation Network, British LGBTQ
Chicago Access Network Television
May 11, 2018
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The South Shore Drill team hosts its annual spring performance at the Gary Comer Youth Center. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
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Topics: performance, dance, Gary Comer Youth Center
Chicago Access Network Television
May 11, 2018
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Illinois House Human Services Committee hears arguments for and against ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) in Illinois. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topics: ERA, women's rights
Chicago Access Network Television
May 11, 2018
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2016 Pulitzer Prize Winner Viet Thanh Nguyen reads with contributors Kao Kalia Yang and Vu Tran from The Displaced: Refugee Writers on Refugee Lives. These writers explore and illuminate the refugee experience. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Topic: The Displaced: Refugee Writers on Refugee Lives